The Ticker: Cramer, C-SPAN, Shapiro…

By Chris Ariens 

> CNBC’s Jim Cramer on with Howard Stern this morning spoke out against the delay in the XM-Sirius merger. The blog SiriusBuzz reports, Cramer said the merger “has had more oversight than the Iraq war, that the members of Congress are in the hip pockets of terrestrial radio, and that the fact that this merger has taken so long is a travesty and an injustice.”

> C-SPAN 2 will carry CBS Radio News coverage of Super Tuesday tomorrow night. Coverage is scheduled to run from 8pmET to Midnight. This is the first time C-SPAN 2 has carried CBS Radio coverage.

> Former NBC News head honcho-turned-CEO of New York PBS station WNET Neal Shapiro begins his new gig today; and with it a new blog. Shapiro writes, “Please feel free to let me know what’s working and what could be improved…” Careful what you wish for, Neal.